Driver charged after car falls through ice at Connecticut state park, killing teen
VERNON — A Massachusetts man has been charged with negligent homicide with a motor vehicle after a car he was driving fell through the ice on a pond at a Connecticut state park, leaving one person dead.
The Hartford Courant reports 21-year-old Justin McAllise, of Southbridge, Massachusetts, appeared in a Rockville court on Tuesday. His case was continued to next month.
One of three passengers, 18-year-old Emily Blouin, of Southbridge, Massachusetts, was declared dead at the hospital.
Authorities obtained an arrest warrant after they say a lab testing of his blood showed he had smoked marijuana before the incident.
McAllise’s lawyer declined to comment.